Bangor, Washington - The United States and Japan will hold the Extended Deterrence Dialogue (EDD) March 14-16, at Naval Base Kitsap in Bangor, Washington.

The EDD provides an opportunity for the two governments to frankly exchange views on how to secure deterrence as part of their security and defense cooperation. The two governments have broad and ongoing discussions on deterrence issues within the U.S.-Japan Alliance, and have held the EDD on a regular basis since 2010.